Reported job losses 2015-2016

Our tally of reported job losses commenced back in 2008.

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Data for the 2008/09 period is here »  and for the 2013/14 period is here>>

Date reported Organisation Jobs lost Region Source
    Employed at Dec-14 = 2,356,000
    Unemployed at Dec-14  = 141,900
Jan-15        
  Vodafone 100 New Zealand Radio NZ
    -------    
Total January 2015 100    
         
Feb-15        
  Shanton Fashions 70 New Zealand Scoop
    -------    
Total February 2015 70    
         
Mar-15        
  Reserve Bank of New Zealand 15 Wellington Stuff & NZ Herald
  Harvestpro 200 Northland & Gisborne Radio NZ
    ------- Employed at Mar-15 = 2,360,900
Total March 2015 215 Unemployed at Mar-15 = 152,800
         
Apr-15        
  MBIE 65 New Zealand Stuff
  Dept of Corrections 260 New Zealand NZ Herald
  Sanford 232 Christchurch NZ Herald
  FundSource (NZX company) 2 Wellington Investment News
  Bestwood (Carter Holt subsid) 40 Wiri & Rangiora First Union
  Transfield Services 145 New Zealand Labour Party
    -------    
Total April 2015 744    
         
May-15        
  Dept of Corrections 194 New Zealand Labour Party
  Newmont Waihi Gold 50 Waihi Stuff
    -------    
Total May 2015 244    
         
June-15        
  Foodstuffs 128 New Zealand Radio NZ
    ------- Employed at Jun-15 = 2,349,400
Total June 2015 128 Unemployed at Jun-15 = 142,500
         
July-15        
  Auckland Council 23 Auckland Radio NZ
  Fonterra 523 New Zealand NZ Herald
    -------    
Total July 2015 546    
         
Aug-15        
  Christchurch City Council 60 Christchurch Stuff
    -------    
Total August 2015 60    
         
Sept-15        
  Ag Research 56 New Zealand Ag Research
    ------- Employed at Sept-15 = 2,347,000
Total September 2015 56 Unemployed at Sept-15 = 151,000
         
Oct-15        
  TVNZ 10 New Zealand Stuff
    -------    
Total October 2015 10    
         
Nov-15        
  Unitec 100 Auckland NZ Herald
  Radio New Zealand 13 New Zealand Stuff
  Minstry of Youth Development 10 Wellington NZ Herald
  CallActive 60 Wellington Stuff
    -----    
Total November 2015 183    
         
Dec-15        
    ------- Employed at Dec-15 = 2,388,200
Total December 2015 0 Unemployed at Dec-15 = 132,500
    =====    
Total for 2015 2,356    
         
Jan-16        
  NZ Bus 200 Auckland Stuff
    -----    
Total January 2016 200    
         
Feb-16        
  Fairfax 70 New Zealand Radio NZ
  Dick Smith 430 New Zealand NZ Herald
    -----    
Total February 2016 500    
         
Mar-16 Fonterra 30 Kaikoura Stuff
  Solid Energy 41 West Coast TVNZ
  DTS 36 Taranaki Stuff
  NZ Post 500 New Zealand NZ Herald
    -----    
Total March 2016 607 Employed at Mar-16 = 2,409,000
      Unemployed at Mar-16 = 152,300
         
Apr-16 Fisher & Paykel 186 Auckland NZ Herald
  Cavalier Bremworth 104 Wanganui/Christchurch First Union/NZX
    -----    
Total April 2016 290    
         
May-16 General Cable 62 Christchurch Stuff
  Nicholas Jermyn 5 New Zealand NZ Herald
  Westport Harbour 7 Westport NZ Herald
    -----    
Total May 2016 74    
         
Jun-16        
    -----    
Total Jun-16 0    
      Employed at Jun-16 = 0
      Unemployed at Jun-16 = 0
Jul-16        
    -----    
Total Jul-16   0    
         
Aug-16        
  EQC 272 Christchurch Stuff
  Westpac 72 New Zealand Stuff
    -----    
Total Aug-16 344    
         
Sept-16        
  DHL 30 New Zealand NZ Herald
    -----    
Total Sept-16 30    
         
Oct-16        
  Silver Fern Farms 110 Wairoa & Mossburn Silver Fern Farms press release
  Auckland Library 50 Auckland NZ Herald
    -----    
Total Oct-16 160    
         
Nov-16        
  Pumpkin Patch 63 Head Office (NZ) NZ Herald
  EQC (additional to Aug-16) 138 New Zealand Stuff
    -----    
         
Total Nov-16   201    
         
Dec-16        
         
    -----    
Total Dec-16    
  =====  
Total for 2016 2,406  

Data on this page is 'actual', and not 'seasonally adjusted' or 'trend'.